Angad Bedi on Gunjan Saxena boycott calls: Important to be sensitive to each other
Published: August 8, 2020 2:12:50 pm
Actor Angad Bedi believes that all those actors who have called for the boycott of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl have brought their hard work to the film.
Following the demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the industry is recovering from intense and furious debate about preferential treatment insiders, making it difficult for an outsider to travel in showbiz.
Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has supported Gunjan Saxena, starred by Janhvi Kapoor, has come under direct fire, with many accusing him of furthering the nepotism culture in the industry.
The trailer of the film received several hateful comments on social media, followed by a call to boycott. In an interview with PTI, Angad said that it makes him heartbroken to see how some people have “made fun” of a serious situation.
“It’s sad. I think there is a certain class of people who have made fun of this situation. Our energies need to come together, we are facing an epidemic, not in our country.” There are only so many big issues, but the world is facing, unemployment, people dying on the road, due to illness. We have lost such a gem of an actor. It is wrong to react because tomorrow when we find ourselves in the same When placed in position, it is not how we react or react. Angad said that it is important to be sensitive to each other.
The first film directed by Sharan Sharma, the film is based on the life of Gunjan Saxena, a flying officer who became the first female fighter to fly in a war zone during the 1999 Kargil War.
Angad said that those who are asking others to boycott do not realize that this can have a serious impact on people’s livelihood.
“We are all trying to place bread on the table for our family. Yes, it is a celebrated profession, but it is just like any other profession. If you talk of boycott, you are talking about robbing our livelihood. I don’t think it’s fair. We get paid to do work. “
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My reel aur real wet !! Years Rakshabandhan has been an important part of my growing age. This day holds many special memories. Gunjan Saxena, The Kargil Girl gave me the opportunity to portray the character of a brother on screen for the first time. I think, “Anshuman Saxena” is a lot like how I have been for my sister. She is a mirror of Gunjan, being brutally honest and critical but every step of the way protecting her. Thank you for being the best of @janhvikapoor on screen sister and @nehbadi2 for tolerating me till date. This year, use the beautiful occasion of Rakshabandhan to celebrate the bond of love, support and protection .. Just a brother and a sister between, but whoever protects and supports you. A friend, a family member, a colleague .. anyone! Share it on your instagram feed and tag me and repost me. # Let us share totally positive thoughts, let love spread, celebrate humanity – our core value is love and support for each other! Happy # happyrakhi
The 37-year-old actor said that an inspirational film like Gunjan Saxena should be widely seen. “If a film like this is going to be in a situation where it can be a great example for the youth, why would you boycott it?”
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, which also stars Pankaj Tripathi, Vineet Kumar Singh and Manav Vij, is set to stream on Netflix from August 12.
In the film, Angad plays the role of Major Anshuman Saxena, Gunjan’s intended but over-protective brother, who would rather accept the patriarchal ways of society than challenge his sister.
Angad said that it was a “complex” role that is honest to the realities and “barriers to facing a woman in a man’s world”.
“So imagine the fear he is going through when his younger sister wants to become an officer in a male dominated society. It is very optimistic … but is she mentally, emotionally ready? To Anshuman Know he is talented, but it is a difficult world.
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Sharma did credit writing with Nikhil Mehrotra. Hussain Dalal has written additional dialogues on the film.
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